Not expecting much overnight, given the long and heavy rainfall we received
(nearly 2” of rain), after reviewing my night recording I am excited to report
that I recorded a night migrating BARN OWL. This bird flew over our house in
Etna, calling every 13-16 seconds, over the span of about two minutes from 3:32
to 3:34 this morning.
For those interested, I have uploaded the full 2-minute file sequence to both
SoundCloud and to Xeno-Canto. I’m not happy with SoundCloud because you can
no-longer play a single track one time – immediately after a track plays,
SoundCloud automatically begins playing another track of music that might be
interesting to you. I have also uploaded the sequence to Xeno-Canto, but I was
having some problems playing the clip in Safari (it played back fine using
Chrome) – you can also download the file from either Xeno-Canto or SoundCloud
and then play the file locally on your computer.
Here are the links:
Night listening can be so cool!
Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Field Applications Engineer
Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850
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